Co-Founder and CEO

Gary Liu

Gary Liu is the Co-Founder & CEO of Terminal 3, a Hong Kong-based company building decentralized user data infrastructure to replace existing solutions that deprive users of privacy and saddle enterprises with compliance and security concerns. Gary is also the Founder & Board Director of Artifact Labs which is on a mission to ‘preserve and connect history’ through the development of historical NFTs, and he is the Founding Chair of Web3 Harbour, an industry association that serves Web3 builders, investors, users, and leaders.

In his previous role as CEO of the South China Morning Post, Gary oversaw an extensive transformation of the century-old publishing group, expanding its global audience reach and influence, establishing new revenue channels, and cementing SCMP as Asia’s leading news media company. Previously as CEO of Digg, Gary spearheaded the New York startup’s reinvention as a data-powered news platform. He was also Head of Labs at Spotify, after joining the company as Global Director of Ad Product Strategy. Gary has also worked at AOL and Google.

Gary is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, was previously the chairman of the WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific Committee and a member of INMA’s global board. He has been featured across global news publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Business Times, Business Insider, Nikkei Asian Review, and was a Tatler Asia honouree for the region’s ‘Most Influential’ leaders. 

Born in the United States, Gary grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand, before returning to America where he lived and worked for 20 years. He now lives in Hong Kong with his wife and son. Gary is an Economics graduate from Harvard University.


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